DAMP, WOODWORM & DRY ROT EXPERTS

Homeowners

If you are a home owner and require damp and timber expertise we can help.

Pre-purchase Surveys

We can perform a full survey on any home you are looking to purchase.

Book an Inspection

Contact us to book an inspection with the appointment to fit around you.

Ask a Question

Have a query? Get in touch for an honest, no-obligation answer to your question.

Damp and Timber Experts

Shaw Preservations is the leading damp, woodworm and dry rot specialist in the Surrey area.

It was set up in 1974 to specialise in the eradication of woodworm, fungal decay and rising damp in buildings, plus cellar waterproofing. This was expanded in 1987 to cover wall tie replacement and hoop iron removal.

All our staff are fully qualified and committed to providing work of the highest possible standard and a friendly, responsive service to our customers.

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Services in brief

We offer a range of property services tailor made to suit your requirements. Click the links for more information on each.

Damp Specialists

Damp in properties is a serious problem with the damage ranging from slight, as in decorative staining, to more severe such as structural damage.

There are several forms of damp such as penetrating, rising, lateral, condensation and plumbing leaks etc.

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Wet Rot, Dry Rot and Woodworm

Shaw Preservations has many years of experience in delivering effective and appropriate timber solutions to hundreds of properties in Epsom and Surrey. Our timber services include wet rot, dry rot and woodworm infestation. Read more >

Basement Waterproofing (Tanking)

Basement waterproofing is a technique of applying a waterproof lining to areas of a building that are partially or wholly below ground or water levels. This process enables a normally un-inhabitable wasted part of a building to be successfully transformed into a usable functional area. This is also known as tanking. Read more >

Property Surveys

Shaw Preservations provides a range of professional, honest and friendly survey services to homeowners – those considering purchasing a property (pre-purchase surveys) and commercial properties. Read more >>

Heritage and Listed Building Preservation

Properties built before the Mid 19th century were constructed very differently to today’s buildings. Today, dwellings use impervious methods relying onbarriers to keep water out. Dampness is thus prevented from entering the property. In more recent times, the emphasis has also been to prevent moisture loss by sealing the property. Read more >>

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